Our recently completed Eco Vicarage in Stourbridge featured in the Sunday Telegraph.
As far as we know it’s the first home in England to achieve both the two gold standard measures of environmental performance. Firstly, it’s rated as zero carbon (level 6) under the UK Code for Sustainable Homes. This measures holistic sustainability across nine criteria, including energy, water use, site ecology, etc. Secondly, it has Passivhaus Accreditation. This is a radical German standard with demanding targets for very low energy usage.